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  1. Communication Yearbook 27

    Edited by Pamela J. Kalbfleisch

    Communication Yearbook 27 is devoted to publishing state-of-the-art literature reviews in which authors critique and synthesize a body of communication research. This volume continues the tradition of publishing critical, integrative reviews of specific lines of research. Chapters focus on an...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  2. Search for A Global Media Ethic

    A Special Issue of the journal of Mass Media Ethics

    Edited by Jay Black, Ralph D. Barney

    Less than two months after the September 11 tragedies, a group of scholars gathered at Washington and Lee University to advance ideas on whether there can be a universal set of moral values toward which media professionals may look for guidance. Those conference scholars, whose works appear in this...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Framing Religion in the News

    A Special Issue of the journal of Media and Religion

    Edited by Daniel A. Stout, Judith M. Buddenbaum

    This special issue of the Journal of Media and Religion looks at how religion is framed when it is thrust into the public realm through mediated coverage of a particular event. The first article examines how the public debate about teaching evolution was framed by the press in Tennessee. The next...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  4. Collective Behavior and Public Opinion

    Rapid Shifts in Opinion and Communication

    By Jaap van Ginneken

    Series: European Institute for the Media Series

    This is a highly innovative and stimulating work with the outline of an entirely new approach to massive and rapid shifts in opinion and communication. It discusses and explains such mysterious phenomena as sudden crazes and crashes, fads and fashion, hypes and manias, moral outrage and protests,...

    Published February 1st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Religion and Television

    A Special Issue of the journal of Media and Religion

    Edited by Daniel A. Stout, Judith M. Buddenbaum

    This special issue presents four articles on the topic of religion and television. The first article analyzes five of the highest-rated television dramas from the 2000-2001 season in terms of "faith-based" media literacy. It strives for a more systematic and conceptually sound critique that gets...

    Published February 1st 2003 by Routledge

  6. Television Families

    Is Something Wrong in Suburbia?

    By William Douglas

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume examines the analysis that was designed to map the development of the television family and assess its current state and, at the same time, to provide insight into the tangled relationships between fictional and real family life. In order to do this, the investigation examines the...

    Published January 1st 2003 by Routledge

  7. Media Rituals

    A Critical Approach

    By Nick Couldry

    Media Rituals rethinks our accepted concepts of ritual behaviour for a media-saturated age. It connects ritual directly with questions of power, government, and surveillance and explores the ritual space which the media construct and where their power is legitimated.Drawing on sociological and...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Sex in Advertising

    Perspectives on the Erotic Appeal

    Edited by Tom Reichert, Jacqueline Lambiase

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Sex in Advertising: Perspectives on the Erotic Appeal is the first book to thoroughly tackle important issues about sex in advertising. What is it? Does it work? How does it affect individuals and society? Well-respected scholars and popular writers answer these questions as they address the...

    Published December 1st 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Impact of International Television

    A Paradigm Shift

    Edited by Michael G. Elasmar

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    For several decades, cultural imperialism has been the dominant paradigm for conceptualizing, labeling, predicting, and explaining the effects of international television. It has been used as an unchallenged premise for numerous essays on the topic of imported television influence, despite the fact...

    Published December 1st 2002 by Routledge

  10. Codes of Ethics

    A Special Issue of the journal of Mass Media Ethics

    By Jay Black, Ralph D. Barney

    Revisiting the topic of ethics codes in the media, this special issue begins by tracing the first 50 years of code writing and code enforcement experiences of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The second article shows how the 2000 Member Code of Ethics assumes professional standing...

    Published November 1st 2002 by Routledge